Project Support Officer

Liverpool £ 28,000 - £ 30,800 p.a plus benefits Contract

Job Reference: 013996

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit the MTC has a unique opportunity for a Project Support Officer. The PMO office supports the delivery of over 800 projects, and is responsible for delivering quality assurance and control at a business level.



Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, fully flexible working week Monday-Thursday, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.


Flexibility is key to success at the MTC and many of their colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role    


The Project Support Officer role is for an individual willing to demonstrate their capability with PMO and Programme Management as a competent business support professional.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and deliver a high volume inbox of project-related tasks

  • Collect and input data in to project trackers and databases

  • Ensure thorough governance of the project lifecycle through agreed project management methods, standards and processes

  • Provide support to theme areas and other programmes employees and enable cost effective Project Administration

  • Advocacy and management of Change and Best Practise

  • Supporting Project managers and coordinators in the use of Microsoft Project and other project tools; specifically ensuring that project plans are kept up to date to ensure reports to senior management team are accurate

  • Reviewing and reporting project budget and finances



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Project Support Officer will have/be:

  • Identify and manage collaborative relationships across a broad range of internal stakeholders

  • Actively engage senior level support when required and have experience in stakeholder management

  • Contribution to governance review meetings/metric reporting meetings, effectively delivering projects status updates

  • Be able to comment on process improvements and deliver change management/training to wider business

  • Comfortable with having difficult conversations, surrounding governance and control on projects

  • A key part of this role involves communicating with senior internal stakeholders. Applicants will need to be comfortable with the flexibility across projects/project roles due to the ever-changing environment.

  • Member of APM or APM PMQ preferred. Basic understanding of what project management is as a discipline, the fundamentals of project management life-cycle, and what the role of a project professional is, essential.

  • Experience of analysing data and information, and can demonstrate the ability to make decisions/ recommendations based on the information and data available.



To apply for the position of Project Support Officer forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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